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Contra Costa County Adult Education Consortium: Collaborating for Student Success

Nov 1, 2018

Your future earning power and job success depends on how well you prepare yourself. Education and training are key to that preparation, propelling you toward your career goals with newly acquired skills. Adult education and career education programs can jump-start a new career or move you up the career advancement ladder. Whatever your needs, the member organizations of the Contra Costa County Adult Education Consortium will help you realize your academic and career goals.


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Library Technicians Build Skills in Literacy and Digital Technologies

Nov 1, 2018

With so much information available at our fingertips via our own computers, you might be surprised to discover that careers in library technology are thriving. Library technicians not only support literacy efforts, but they also navigate ever-changing digital technologies to manage vast collections of recorded knowledge and assist patrons in finding the information they need.


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Pre-Apprenticeship: Fast-Track Your Career in the Building Trades

Nov 1, 2018

“If you aren’t afraid of hard work, would like to get raises every six months as an apprentice, plus have a pension that enables you to retire at 55, consider a career in the building trades,” said Joe Valdez, Department Chair of Architecture, Construction Management, Electronics, Engineering and Machine Technology.


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Next-Gen Careers in Art, Design and Technology

Jun 1, 2018

The relationship between art and technology continues to rapidly evolve, creating both challenges and opportunities. To be successful in the fields of digital media, graphic design, film, television and/or electronic arts, students need strong mentors empowered with the latest technical tools to help them develop the right combination of talent, skill and technique. And because all of these fields are interrelated, it is important that students cross-train within the spectrum of available courses. This enables them to prepare to enter the job market, as well as advance in the field later on.


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Athletic Training and Fitness: Rewarding Careers that Build strength, Health and Wellness

Jun 1, 2018

With soaring rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and other chronic health conditions in the United States, demand for cost-effective, quality health-promotion and prevention are at an all-time high. Recognition of the benefits of good nutrition and exercise in preventing chronic disease has created a wide-open career path for qualified athletic trainers and fitness professionals.




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